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Vulcan
Photographer: E.C. Cropp and Company
Taken: Circa 1935
Caption: Vulcan
Additional Description: "Vulcan", largest iron man in the world and second largest statue in America, is 53 feet tall and mounted on a 120-foot pedestal atop Red Mountain overlooking Birmingham. It typifies the natural resources of the district, the only place in the world where coal, iron, and limestone, the three essentials for making steel, are found together in large deposits.
Submitted: October 5, 2013.
Database Locator Identification Number: p256153
File Size: 1.488 Megabytes


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